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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 45

What is changing direction

45 What is changing direction

(1) A driver
"changes direction" if the driver changes direction to the left or the driver changes direction to the right.
(2) A driver
"changes direction to the left" by doing any of the following:
(a) turning left,
(b) changing marked lanes to the left,
(c) diverging to the left,
(d) entering a marked lane, or a line of traffic, to the left,
(e) moving to the left from a stationary position,
(f) turning left into a marked lane, or a line of traffic, from a median strip parking area,
(g) at a T-intersection where the continuing road curves to the right--leaving the continuing road to proceed straight ahead onto the terminating road.
Note 1 :
"Marked lane" and
"median strip parking area" are defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2 : For the meaning of
"left" , see rule 351 (1).
(3) A driver
"changes direction to the right" by doing any of the following:
(a) turning right,
(b) changing marked lanes to the right,
(c) diverging to the right,
(d) entering a marked lane, or a line of traffic, to the right,
(e) moving to the right from a stationary position,
(f) turning right into a marked lane, or a line of traffic, from a median strip parking area,
(g) making a U-turn,
(h) at a T-intersection where the continuing road curves to the left--leaving the continuing road to proceed straight ahead onto the terminating road.
Note 1 :
"U-turn" is defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2 : For the meaning of
"right" , see rule 351 (2).
Examples for subrules (2) (g) and (3) (h) :

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